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This Update: June 11, 2018


June, 2018 in the Houston / Galveston Area...
We’re celebrating freedom in the historic spaces
where Juneteenth celebrations began...


155 years since the Emancipation Proclamation

153 years since Texas slaves were granted freedom
146 years of Emancipation Park area Freedom Celebrations &

  45 years of Central Houston Freedom Parades


celebrate freedom’s heritage at the world’s oldest

Juneteenth Emancipation Celebrations
2018: Commemorating 155 Years Since the Abolition of Slavery in America

Visit the

Missouri City, TX

Juneteenth Celebration

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Join Galveston’s 2018 Juneteenth celebration. For a list of upcoming events, click here.

When you head to Galveston each June, you’ll be coming home where it all began as the island hosts several days of festivities to celebrate Juneteenth – a holiday that originated in this historic beach town.

Broken Chains
Awareness Development Group
4th Annual Juneteenth Scholarship Gala

Broken Chains Awareness Development Group, Inc. is a nonprofit inner-city youth support program based on the foundation of the Juneteenth celebration of freedom... Freedom to develop and grow; breaking the mental change that hinder our youth from reaching their full potential.

Date: Saturday, June 16, 2018

Time: Reception 6 PM, Museum 

Tour 7 PM,

Gala: 7:30 PM


Location: The Shrine Cultural Center,

5309 Martin Luther King Blvd., Houston, TX 77021  ...Map

Tickets: www.brokenchainsadg.com

Coordinator: Gary E. Jedkins, Sr., President

Broken Chains Awareness
Development Group, Inc

713-582-2679  |   futureleaders@brokenchainsadg.com


Sponsorship details:

Developing Youth for Leadership: $10,000

Standing Up for Youth:   $5000

Keep Youths reading:   $1500

Improving Youth math skills:   $1000


Emancipation Historical District Celebrations!

June 14 and 16, 2018  •  Third Ward, Texas

The Emancipation Park Historical District’s Juneteenth Celebrations are made possible by

the Emancipation Park Area neighborhood organizations!

June 16:  3pm

The Houston Sun’s Emancipation Avenue Juneteenth Parade         

Emancipation Ave between Wheeler and Tuam

The Parade begins at 3pm  June 16th.
Staging on Wheeler Avenue at Emancipation Avenue, proceeds west on Wheeler Avenue, north on Emancipation Avenue, west on Stuart Street, and concludes on Stuart Street between Bastrop Street and Emancipation Avenue. Staging begins at 2pm on Wheeler Avenue between Ennis Street and Emancipation Avenue and, Ennis Street between Wheeler Avenue and Eagle Street. Disbanding will be on Stuart Street between Bastrop Street and Emancipation Avenue, and on Bastrop Street between Holman Street and Stuart Street.

Sat  |  June 16, 2018  |  8:30am |  Free


Emancipation Park

Prayer Dedication

3018 Emancipation Avenue,Houston TX 77004

In the spirit of Reverend JackYates, Richard Allen, Richard Brock, and Reverend Elias Dibble and the many  African-American churches who, in 1872, joined to make possible the purchase and maintenance of Emancipation Park,...

Local area church Pastors will join together  on Hutchins Street at Emancipation Avenue, at the Gateway arch of the newly renovated park, to undertake sacred prayers for the success of the Historic Emancipation Park in continuing its  legacy of service to the community.

Sponsored by Third Ward Community Cloth & OST/Almeda Redevelopment Authority

Participating Churches include...

Antioch MBC

First Unitarian

Good Hope MBC

Great Zion MBC

Holman St. Baptist Church

Jerusalem MBC

Mary Olive BC

Minster Muhammad Mosque No 45


Progressive New Hope

Pilgrim Congregation United Churches

      of Christ

Shrine of the Black Madonna

St. Mary Catholic Church

Trinity East United Methodist Church

Trinity United Methodist Church

Wesley Chapel

A short film on the

The History of Juneteenth

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Houston / Harris, Fort Bend / Galveston / Texas City & Surrounding Areas...

Update as of June 1, 2018:


JUNE 2018:

02 Jun    Buy Black Marketplace, @ Shrine Cultural Center 12-6pm

02 Jun    Healthy Food Co-op & Workshop @ Shape Center 12-5pm

08 Jun    Texas City Juneteenth Celebrations...Through June 19th!

08 Jun    Texas Black Expo Corporate Luncheon @ Hyatt Regency, 12pm

09 Jun    "Brother-2-Brother" w/ Texas Women Empowerment Foundation (TWEF);

09 Jun   Black Music Month Exhibit @ Community Artists Collective, 12n-5pm

10 Jun   3rd Annual Black Music Month Legacy Project @ Community Artists Collective, 3pm

11 Jun    Missouri City Juneteenth Scholarship Golf Tournament @ Quail Valley Country Club

12 Jun    Greater Houston Black Chamber of Commerce - "2nd Tuesday Luncheon"

13 Jun    Who's Who in Black Houston Reception & Awards Gala @ GRBrown, 6pm

14 Jun    Lonal X Robinson Juneteenth Talent Show @ 3rd Ward Multi-Service Center, 10-12:30pm

14 Jun    Mildred Johnson Miss Juneteenth Pageant @ 3rd Ward Multi-Service Center, 6-9pm

14 Jun    Missouri City Juneteenth Community Service Gala @ Quail Valley City Centre

15 Jun    Greater Houston Partnership "State of Energy Luncheon" @ Marriot Marquis

15 Jun    Houston Area Urban League"s 50th Year Anniversary Equal Opportunity Day Gala

16 Jun    Freedmens Town Juneteenth Bike-A-Thon 6:30a-10a @ Greg. Lincoln, 1101 Taft, 77019

16 Jun    Juneteenth Celebration in Emancipation Park 10a-5p

16 Jun    Freedmens Town Juneteenth Celebration 10a-2p @ Yates Museum, 1314 Andrews, 77019

16 Jun    Juneteenth Parade on Emancipation Avenue, From Emancipation@Wheeler to Stuart, 3pm

16 Jun    Mayor Turner's Acres Homes Juneteenth Parade, W. Montgomery Rd 10am

16 Jun    Missouri City Juneteenth: Community Art Project @ MC Civic Center 2pm

16 Jun    Broken Chains Awareness' Juneteenth Scholarship Gala @ The Shrine 7pm

16 Jun    Missouri City Juneteenth: Parade on Texas Parkway/2243  (near City Hall), 7pm

16 Jun    Galveston Juneteenth: Parade on the Strand, Galveston TX, 7pm

22 Jun    "Men in Business Conference" w/Greater Houston Black Chamber of Commerce,

                           Houston Area Urban League, and 100 Black Men

23 Jun    Shape Center's International Food Festival 12-5pm, Live Oak 77004

23 Jun    Houston Ebony Opera Guild Annual Concert @ Westbury UMC, 3pm

25 Jun    CRR’s 21st Annual Barrier Breaker Award Luncheon @ Hyatt Regency, 11:30am

26 Jun    Greater Houston Procurement Breakfast, HCC, 5601 West Loop S, 77081, 8-10am

30 Jun    Dance Houston’s Annual “H-Town Get Down” 7:30pm @ Discovery Green

*Note: Some dates and details here are subject to changes by the sponsoring organization.   



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Reverend Jack Yates

Featured Juneteenth Events:

Celebrate Juneteenth in Acres Homes!

Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Annual Acres Homes Juneteenth Parade
will take place on
Saturday, June 16, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

The parade will begin at the Acres Homes
Multi-Service Center  located at 6719 W. Montgomery,
proceed north on W. Montgomery,  west on Dolly Wright
and conclude at Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church (1620 Dolly Wright).

View the Juneteenth Parade route map (.pdf).

June 14:  10am & 6pm          

LOCATION: 3rd Ward Multi-Service Center 3611 Ennis St,  Houston, TX 77004

10am    Lonal X Robinson
             Juneteenth Talent Competition


Saturday, June 16th
at Emancipation Park between 10a-5p.

Visit the Emancipation Park Conservancy’s
Website for a complete schedule.


Click here to go directly to the EmancipationParkConservancy.org



Houston’s Emancipation Park is located at 
3018 Emancipation Ave @ Elgin, Houston, 77004 ...MAP

Juneteenth at

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